Category Archives: White (E. B.)

Charlotte’s “Web Poetry” Saves Lives

In “Charlotte’s Web,” Charlotte’s poetry saves Wilbur’s life.

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A Summer Moment of Perfect Being

Li Po’s poem captures the joys of a summer hike in the mountains.

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Stuart Little Rescues a Gay Boy

As an undersized gay child, humorist David Rakoff found a soul mate in Stuart Little.

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